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Tobacco use rates among middle and high school students flatten in 2017

After an encouraging decline from 2015 to 2016, progress has stalled and youth tobacco use...

Jun. 07, 2018
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ONDCP, Truth Initiative and the Ad Council join forces on national effort to fight opioid misuse

The White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), Truth Initiative and the Ad...

Jun. 07, 2018
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San Francisco voters uphold a law banning the sale of flavored tobacco

Voters took a stand against Big Tobacco, approving Proposition E, which prohibits local tobacco retailers...

Jun. 07, 2018
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JUUL e-cigarettes gain popularity among youth, but awareness of nicotine presence remains low

A new study reveals that while many young people know what JUUL is, there is...

Apr. 18, 2018
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truth partners with Epiphone to donate custom guitars to high schools

truth x Epiphone aims to inspire high school students to use music as a powerful...

Apr. 09, 2018
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Health groups file suit to expedite FDA review of e-cigarettes, cigars

The lawsuit asserts that a delay in product reviews violates the law and has kept...

Mar. 27, 2018
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FDA needs to regulate premium cigars, not re-open the discussion

The agency should focus on advancing life-saving rulings on all tobacco products, not open the...

Mar. 23, 2018
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Banning menthol cigarettes should be top priority for FDA

There is overwhelming evidence that menthol is perpetuating the tobacco epidemic.

Mar. 21, 2018
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New report from Truth Initiative® illustrates alarming rise of tobacco use in streaming content

The majority of programs popular with young audiences prominently depict smoking, with “Stranger Things” emerging...

Mar. 16, 2018
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Less is more when it comes to the FDA’s game-changing nicotine reduction plan

The agency’s stand on nicotine goes to the heart of the problem and addresses it...

Mar. 15, 2018
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New report shows that Marlboro is one of the most influential brands among teenagers

A new report finds that Marlboro tops the list of preferred cigarette brands among teens,...

Feb. 02, 2018
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truth encourages young people to tell Big Tobacco why they’re ‘Worth More’ in its new campaign

truth® teams up with Imagine Dragons vocalist Dan Reynolds and country star Jon Pardi to...

Jan. 25, 2018